The Influence Of Karlee Young's Life

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Karlee Young, you are a very important person with a lot of value. Of course you did not know this three years ago. From being a dancer since age 3, to playing years of volleyball and other sports, you never have had to deal with not liking yourself. I mean you were the most popular girl in the 7th grade. Well that all changed for you when you stopped playing sports and got into 8th grade. It all seemed impossible from there. You started gaining weight and did not have many friends left. You felt ugly, misunderstood, gross, alone, scared and so many more emotions. You felt like it was all going downhill from there. Your lack of feeling worth anything affected your attitude at home, which made your parents not appreciate your presents. You …show more content…
When he came back, he had all of the essentials to start a healthy diet and exercise plan. You felt so happy that he was going to help you make a change. You started right away. It was extremely hard at first for you, but got so much easier as you kept up with it. It was a strict diet to shock your body, it was not meant to be a lifestyle, but more of a big step to a healthier life style. Your daily calorie intake consisted of 1000 calories. You did 3 miles of cardio and 30 mins of muscle toning. It again, was super hard for you at first, but got easier with time and effort. Once you started to see results, it made it all even that much easier. In fact it became enjoyable to you. In only two months you lost 47 lbs and then some. You got down to 133 lbs when you use to be 180 lbs. It was a HUGE accomplishment for you. You were so happy and could sport your new body everywhere you went without feeling disgusted. You just became fascinated with health and fitness. It was a hobby for you. You had so much more energy and felt like a million bucks inside. You also had your dad with you there, every step of the way, training with you. He pushed you to your limit and made you strive for greater things everyday. You owed it all to him. You owed your life and happiness to him. You knew after all this that the next step was to learn how to love. To love your body regardless …show more content…
There is always going to be negative people out there and people who cannot see the beauty in some things. But what matters is we keep pushing through and find a way that makes us able to live a happy life. People go through worse things than you did, but any level of hatred to yourself and the life you live, is one of the most difficult feelings to handle and to live with. You learned that hate and myself, just do NOT belong in the same sentence as each other. You use to live a life that you thought was happy. But it was just temporary happiness from all of the attention. You learned through a rough patch that beauty comes in all forms, but it is what you want and what you desire to be yourself that determines your happiness. Nobody is the exact same, and for people to judge someone for being different, is the dumbest, most hypocritical thing iv 'e ever seen. That person that is judging others, is NOT perfect themselves, is NOT the exact same as a single other person so what gives them the right? We are beautifully different and perfectly imperfect as individuals and we should celebrate that, not hate that. We all deserves happiness. And that is what you were able to learn from that, which is greater than any result. And that 's why somewhere down the road, you found

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